Routt County Spotlight: Park Myers
Steamboat Springs — Age: 23
Occupation: Steamboat Springs Arts Council program manager
Place of birth: The Woodlands, Texas
Q. When did you move to Routt County, and what brought you here?
A. August 2010, the need for open space and, of course, skiing.
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The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
Q. What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken recently?
A. Navigating my way around the City Market parking lot after having not driven a car in six years.
Q. Describe your morning routine.
A. Wake up, chug a bottle of water and turn up some morning tunes.
Q. Has a book ever changed your life? What was it and why?
A. “Robert Smithson: The Collected Writings.” He articulated ideas in a language I desperately needed to learn.
Q. What three things would you want people to know about you?
A. I’m optimistic, outgoing and always down for an adventure!
Q. If you could invite any four people to dinner, who would they be and what would you talk about?
A. Raf Simons, Donald Judd, Ian Scott and Olafur Eliasson. Technological interface and interactivity.
Q. Do you collect anything?
A. Sunglasses, art, koozies
Q. What was your first job?
A. House painter
Q. Who is your favorite superhero? Why?
A. Batman because the double life he leads isn’t too far from reality.
Q. If you could go back in time, to what event or time period would you go?
A. The early Roman era
Q. What is your favorite thing to do in Routt County?
Food: Aegean pizza or filet mignon
Sport to watch: Soccer or ultimate fighting
Vacation spot: Marfa, Texas
Recreational activity: Anything involving water
Movie: (of the Summer) “How’s Your News?”
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